Cranial Discrete Traits in a Byzantine Population and Eastern Mediterranean Population Movements

  title={Cranial Discrete Traits in a Byzantine Population and Eastern Mediterranean Population Movements},
  author={F. Ricaut and M. Waelkens},
  booktitle={Human biology},
Abstract Since the beginning of the Holocene, the Anatolian region has been a crossroads for populations and civilizations from Europe, Asia, and the Near to Middle East, with increasing interactions since the Bronze Age. In this context, we examine cranial discrete traits from a Byzantine population from southwest Turkey, excavated at the archeological site of Sagalassos; the site displays human occupation since the 12th millennium B.P. To investigate the biological history of this population… Expand
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